Detective: Ohio teen charged in 2 slayings lied

OTTAWA, Ohio (AP) — A detective says a teenager accused of killing two brothers in northwest Ohio lied to investigators after his arrest.

A Putnam County Sheriff’s detective said in court Tuesday that Michael Aaron Fay told authorities two different versions about what happened before admitting he had made up the stories.

Fay’s attorney says investigators used coercive tactics to get the statements and wants them thrown out of the case.

The 18-year-old Fay has pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder in the May 9 slayings of 14-year-old Blaine Romes and his 17-year-old brother, Blake Romes.

Fay is accused of killing the brothers at the Ottawa mobile home he and his mother were sharing with the boys and their mother.

He was arrested later that day in Columbus.

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